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Bishop-Fitzpatrick, L., Hong, J., Smith, L. E., Makuch, R. A., Greenberg, J. A., & Mailick, M. R. (2016). Characterizing objective quality of life and normative outcomes in adults with autism spectrum disorder: A latent class exploratory analysis. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. doi:10.1007/s10803-016-2816-3

Hong, J., Bishop-Fitzpatrick, L., Smith, L. E., Greenberg, J. S., & Mailick, M. R. (2016). Factors associated with quality of life in adults with autism spectrum disorder: Self-report vs. maternal reports. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46(4), 1368-1378. doi:10.1007/s10803-015-2678-0

Woodman, A.C., Smith, L.E., Greenberg, J.S., Mailick, M.R. (2015). Contextual Factors Predict Patterns of Change in Functioning over 10 Years Among Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Taylor, J.L., Henninger, N.A., Mailick, M.R. (2015) Longitudinal patterns of employment and postsecondary education for adults with autism and average-range IQ. Autism. doi:10.1177/1362361315585643

Woodman, A. C., Smith, L. E., Greenberg, J. S., & Mailick, M. R. (2014). Change in autism symptoms and maladaptive behaviors in adolescence and adulthood: The role of positive family processes. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders (online). doi:10.1007/s10803-014-2199-2

Wong, J. D., Mailick, M. R., Greenberg, J. S., Hong, J., & Coe, C. L. (2014). Daily work stress and awakening cortisol in mothers of individuals with autism spectrum disorders or fragile X syndrome. Family Relations. 63(1): 135–147 135 doi:10.1111/fare.12055

Smith, L.E., Greenberg, J.S., & Mailick, M.R. (2014). The family context of autism spectrum disorders: Influence on the behavioral phenotype and quality of life. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 23(1):143-55. doi:10.1016/j.chc.2013.08.006

Taylor, J.L., Smith, L.E., & Mailick, M.R. (2014). Engagement in vocational activities promotes behavioral development for adults with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 44:1447–1460 doi:10.1007/s10803-013-2010-9.

Taylor, J.L., & Mailick, M.R. (2013). A longitudinal examination of 10-year change in vocational and educational activities for adults with autism spectrum disorders. Developmental Psychology. doi:10.1037/a0034297

Hartley, S.L., Barker, E.T., Baker, J.K., Seltzer, M.M., & Greenberg, J.S. (2012). Marital satisfaction and life circumstances of grown children with autism across seven years. Journal of Family Psychology, 26(5):688-97; PMID:22866933; doi:10.1037/a0029354.

Hartley, S., Seltzer, M.M., Head, L., & Abbeduto, L. (2012). Psychological well-being in fathers of adolescents/young adults with Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome, and autism. Family Relations, 61(2):327-342. PMID:22611299; PMCID:PMC33452598 [Available on 2013/4/1]

Taylor, J. L., & Seltzer, M. M. (2012). Developing a vocational index for adults with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42(12), 2669-2679. doi:10.1007/s10803-012-1524-x

Bishop, S.L, Seltzer., M.M. (2012). Self-reported autism symptoms in adults with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42(11), 2354-63. doi:10.1007/s10803-012-1483-2

Smith, L.E., Maenner, M., Seltzer, M.M. (2012). Developmental trajectories in adolescents and adults with autism: The case of daily living skills. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 51(6), 622-31. doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2012.03.001

Wong, J.D., Seltzer, M. M., Greenberg, J. S., Hong, J., Almeida, D. M., & Coe, C. L. (2012). Stressful life events and daily stressors affect awakening cortisol level in midlife mothers of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Aging and Mental Health, 16(8), 939-949. doi:10.1080/13607863.2012.688191

Smith, L. E., Barker, E. T., Seltzer, M. M., Abbeduto, L., & Greenberg, J. S. (2012). Behavioral Phenotype of Fragile X Syndrome in Adolescence and Adulthood. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 117(1), 1-17. doi:10.1352/1944-7558-117.1.1

Smith, L. E., Seltzer, M. M., & Greenberg, J. S. (2012). Daily health symptoms of mothers of adolescents and adults with fragile X syndrome and mothers of adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder. Journal on Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42:1836–1846. doi:10.1007/s10803-011-1422-7

Smith, L. E., Greenberg, J. S., & Seltzer, M. M. (2012). Social support and well-being at mid-life among mothers of adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42:1818–1826. doi:10.1007/s10803-011-1420-9

Hartley, S.L., Seltzer, M.M., Barker, E.T., & Greenberg, J.S. (2011). Marital quality and families of children with developmental disabilities. International Review of Research in Mental Retardation, 41:1-29. PMCID: PMC4235232 NIHMSID: NIHMS579677

Baker, J. K., Seltzer, M. M., & Greenberg, J. S. (2011). Longitudinal effects of adaptability on behavior problems and maternal depression in families of adolescents with autism. Journal of Family Psychology, 25(4), 601-9. doi:10.1037/a0024409

Baker, J. K., Smith, L. E., Greenberg, J. S., Seltzer, M. M., & Taylor, J. L. (2011). Change in maternal criticism and behavior problems in adolescents and adults with autism across a 7-year period. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 120(2), 465–475. doi:10.1037/a0021900

Hartley, S.L., Barker, E.T., Seltzer, M.M., Greenberg, J.S., Floyd, F.J. (2011). Marital satisfaction and parenting experiences of mothers and fathers of adolescents and adults with autism. American Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 116(1), 81-95. doi:10.1352/1944-7558-116.1.81

Taylor, J. L., & Seltzer, M. M. (2011). Changes in the mother-child relationship during the transition to adulthood for youth with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41(10), 1397–1410. doi:10.1007/s10803-010-1005-z

Barker, E. T., Hartley, S. L., Seltzer, M. M., Floyd, F. J., Greenberg, J. S., & Orsmond, G. I. (2011). Trajectories of emotional well-being in mothers of adolescents and adults with autism. Developmental Psychology, 47(2), 551-61. doi:10.1037/a0021268

Taylor, J.L., Seltzer, M.M. (2011). Employment and post-secondary educational activities for young adults with autism spectrum disorders during the transition to adulthood. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41(5), 566-74. doi:10.1007/s10803-010-1070-3

Hartley, S.L., Barker, E.T., Seltzer, M.M., Floyd, F.J., Greenberg, J.S., Orsmond, G.I., Bolt, D.M. (2010). The relative risk and timing of divorce in families of children with an autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Family Psychology, 24(4), 449-457. doi:10.1352/1944-7558-116.1.81

Taylor, J.L., Seltzer, M.M. (2010). Changes in the autism behavioral phenotype during the transition to adulthood. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40:1431–1446. doi:10.1007/s10803-010-1005-z

Esbensen, A. J., Bishop, S. L., Seltzer, M. M., Greenberg, J. S., & Taylor, J. L. (2010). Comparisons between individuals with autism spectrum disorders and individuals with Down syndrome in adulthood. American Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 115(4), 277-290. doi:10.1352/1944-7558-115.4.277

Kring, S.R., Greenberg, J.S., & Seltzer, M.M. (2010). The impact of health problems on behavior problems in adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder: Implications for maternal burden. Social Work in Mental Health, 8(1), 54-71. doi:10.1080/15332980902932441

Seltzer, M.M., Greenberg, J.S., Hong, J., Smith, L.E., Almeida, D.M., Coe, C., & Stawski, R.S. (2010). Maternal cortisol levels and behavior problems in adolescents and adults with ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40(4), 457-69.

Smith, L.E., Hong, J., Seltzer, M.M., Greenberg, J.S., Almeida, D.M., Bishop, S.L. (2010). Daily experiences among mothers of adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40(2), 167–178. doi:10.1007/s10803-009-0844-y

Esbensen, A.J., Greenberg, J.S., Seltzer, M.M., & Aman, M.G. (2009). A longitudinal investigation of psychotropic and non-psychotropic medication use among adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39(3), 1339-1349. doi:10.1007/s10803-009-0750-3

Orsmond, G.I., & Seltzer, M.M. (2009). Adolescent siblings of individuals with an autism spectrum disorder: Testing a diathesis-stress model of sibling well-being. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39(7), 1053–1065. doi:10.1007/s10803-009-0722-7

Orsmond, G.I., Kuo, H., & Seltzer, M.M. (2009). Siblings of individuals with an autism spectrum disorder: Sibling relationships and well-being in adolescence and adulthood. Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 13(1), 59-80. doi:10.1177/1362361308097119

Esbensen, A.J., Seltzer, M.M., Lam, K.S., & Bodfish, J.W. (2009). Age-related differences in restricted repetitive behaviors in autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 39(1), 57–66. doi:10.1007/s10803-008-0599-x

Smith, L., Greenberg, J.S., Seltzer, M.M., & Hong, J. (2008). Symptoms and behavior problems of adolescents and adults with autism: Effects of mother-child relationship quality, warmth, and praise. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 113(5), 378-393. doi:10.1352/2008.113:387–402

Kring, S.R., Greenberg, J.S., & Seltzer, M.M. (2008). Adolescents and adults with autism with and without co-morbid psychiatric disorders: Differences in maternal well-being. Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 1(2), 53-74. doi:10.1080/19315860801988228

Smith, L., Seltzer, M. M., Tager-Flusberg, H., Greenberg, J. S., Carter, A. S. (2008). A comparative analysis of well-being and coping among mothers of toddlers and mothers of adolescents with ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38(5), 876-889. doi:10.1007/s10803-007-0461-6

Orsmond, G.I., & Seltzer, M.M. (2007). Siblings of individuals with autism spectrum disorders across the life course. Mental Retardation Developmental Disabilites Research Reviews, 13(4), 313-320. doi:10.1002/mrdd.20171

Orsmond, G.I. & Seltzer, M.M. (2007). Siblings of individuals with autism or Down syndrome: Effects on adult lives. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 51(9), 682-696. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2007.00954.x

Lounds, J., Seltzer, M.M., Greenberg, J.S., & Shattuck, P. (2007). Transition and change in adolescents and young adults with autism: Longitudinal effects on maternal well-being. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 112(6), 401-417. doi:10.1352/0895-8017

Shattuck, P.T., Seltzer, M.M., Greenberg, J.S., Orsmond, G.I., Bolt, D., Kring, S., Lounds, J., & Lord, C. (2007). Change in autism symptoms and maladaptive behaviors in adolescents and adults with an autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 37(9), 1735-1747. doi:10.1007/s10803-006-0307-7

Orsmond, G.I., Lin, L-Y, & Seltzer, M.M. (2007). Mothers of adolescents and adults with autism: Parenting multiple children with disabilities. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 45(4), 257-270. doi:10.1352/1934-9556(2007)45[257:MOAAAW]2.0.CO;2

Greenberg, J.S., Seltzer, M.M., Hong, J., & Orsmond, G.I. (2006). Bidirectional effects of expressed emotion and behavior problems and symptoms in adolescents and adults with autism. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 111(4), 229-249. doi:10.1352/0895-8017(2006)111[229:BEOEEA]2.0.CO;2

Orsmond, G. I., Seltzer, M.M., Greenberg, J.S., & Krauss, M.W. (2006). Mother-child relationship quality among adolescents and adults with autism. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 111(2), 121-137. doi:10.1352/0895-8017(2006)111[121:MRQAAA]2.0.CO;2

Seltzer, M.M., Greenberg, J.S., Orsmond, G.I., & Lounds, J. (2005). Life course studies of siblings of individuals with developmental disabilities. Mental Retardation, 43(5), 354-359. doi:10.1352/0047-6765(2005)43[354:LCSOSO]2.0.CO;2

Krauss, M.W., Seltzer, M.M., & Jacobson, H.T. (2005). Adults with autism living at home or in non-family settings: Positive and negative aspects of residential status. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 49(2), 111-124. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2788.2004.00599.x

Abbeduto, L., Seltzer, M.M., Shattuck, P.T., Krauss, M.K., Orsmond, G.I., Murphy, M.M. (2004). Psychological well-being and coping in mothers of youths with autism, Down syndrome, or fragile x syndrome. Journal on Mental Retardation, 109(3), 237-254. doi:10.1352/0895-8017(2004)109<237:PWACIM>2.0

Seltzer, M.M., Shattuck, P., Abbeduto, L., & Greenberg, J.S. (2004). The trajectory of development in adolescents and adults with autism. Mental Retardation Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 10(4), 234-247. doi:10.1002/mrdd.20038

Greenberg, J.S., Seltzer, M.M, Krauss, M.W., Chou, R.J.A., & Hong, J. (2004). The effect of quality of the relationship between mothers and adult children with schizophrenia, autism, or Down Syndrome on maternal well-being: The mediating role of optimism. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 74(1), 14-25. doi:10.1037/0002-9432.74.1.14

Orsmond, G.I., Krauss, M.W., & Seltzer, M.M. (2004). Peer relationships and social and recreational activities among adolescents and adults with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 34(3), 245-256. doi:10.1023/B:JADD.0000029547.96610.df

Seltzer, M.M., Abbeduto, L., Krauss, M.W., Greenberg, J., & Swe, A. (2004). Comparison groups in autism family research: Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome, and schizophrenia. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 34(1), 41-48. doi:10.1023/B:JADD.0000018073.92982.64

Seltzer, M.M., Krauss, M.W., Shattuck, P.T., Orsmond, G., Swe, A., & Lord, C. (2003). The symptoms of autism spectrum disorders in adolescence and adulthood. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 33(6), 565-581. doi:10.1023/B:JADD.0000005995.02453.0b

Book Chapters

Barker, E.T., Seltzer, M.M., & Smith, L.E. (2013). Chronic parenting stress in mothers of adolescents and adults with autism: Vulnerability and resilience. In C.R. Martin, V.R. Preedy, & V.B. Patel (Eds.). The Comprehensive Guide to Autism. London: UK, Springer.

Hartley, S.L., & Seltzer, M.M. (2013). What forms of living are useful and available for adults with ASC? In S. Bolte, & J. Hallmayer (Eds.), Autism Spectrum Conditions: FAQs on Autism, Asperger Syndrome, and Atypical Autism Answered by International Experts. (pp. 245-248) Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe.
PDF Forthcoming

Seltzer, M.M., Greenberg, J.S., Taylor, J.L., Smith, L., Orsmond, G.I., Esbensen, A., & Hong, J. (2011). Adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders. In D.G. Amaral, G. Dawson, & D. Geschwind (Eds.), Autism spectrum disorders. (pp. 241-252) New York: Oxford University Press. PDF Forthcoming

Seltzer, M. M., Greenberg, J. S., Orsmond, G.I., Lounds, J., & Smith, M. J. (in press). Unanticipated lives: Inter- and intra-generational relationships in families with children with disabilities. In Booth, A., Crouter, A. C., Bianchi, S., & Seltzer, J. A. (Eds.) Caring and exchange within and across generations. Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press. PDF Forthcoming

Esbensen, A.J., Seltzer, J.M., & Krauss, M.W. (in press). Life course perspectives in autism and mental retardation research: The case of family caregiving. In J.A. Burack, R.M. Hodapp, R.M., & E. Zigler (Eds.) Handbook of Mental Retardation and Development, second edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press. PDF Forthcoming

Seltzer, M.M., Abbeduto, L., Greenberg, J.S., Almeida, D., Hong, J., & Witt, W. (2009). Biomarkers in the study of families of children with developmental disabilities (pp. 213 - 250). In L. M. Glidden and M. M. Seltzer (Eds). International Review of Research on Mental Retardation, 37. New York: Academic Press. PDF Forthcoming

Seltzer, M. M., Krauss, M. W., Orsmond, G. I., & Vestal, C. (2000). Families of adolescents and adults with autism: Uncharted territory. In L. M. Glidden (Ed.), International Review of Research on Mental Retardation, Vol. 23. San Diego: Academic Press.

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